Health

Gratitude: Annie Shares the Silver Lining

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / March 30, 2020 /

I have been thinking about silver linings and gratitude a lot, lately. They seem to be directly correlated. My granddaughter, Adalynn Marie, has a rare condition called Sturge Weber Syndrome.  She underwent a 10-hour brain surgery, on Monday, March 16th, just as the coronavirus was locking down the hospitals.  Silver lining: Adalynn was the last…

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Holly Konrady: The Power of Breath

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / March 16, 2020 /

Experiencing Stress?  We have the perfect interview today. Meet yoga instructor, professor, and stress management specialist, Holly Konrady. She works at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation on the Dr. Dean Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Team where the concentration is on exercise, plant-based nutrition, stress management and group support to help patients heal…

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Cynthia Besteman founder of Violets are Blue Skincare A Breast Cancer Diagnosis Inspires Natural and Safe Skincare

By Donuts and Pie Fitness / January 20, 2020 /

Finding the perfect skincare routine can be a struggle. And, while we may think we’ve found the perfect product for us, we often aren’t aware of the harmful ingredients that we’re putting directly into our bodies. In today’s video, Gretchen and Annie speak with Cynthia Besteman, the founder of Violets Are Blue Skincare, an organic…

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